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Criminal Gang Member caught illegally re-entering US (Houston, TX): A member of the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang was recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents in Calexico, California.
Source: Breitbart    Date: August 28, 2014

24 cases related to Florida gang,3 arrests made (Austin, TX): The Austin Police Department has arrested three people in connection with a Florida gang suspected to be operating in Austin.
Source: KVUE News    Date: August 27, 2014

Houston gangs extend turf to suburbs (Houston, TX): As gang members in Houston extend their turf to surrounding suburbs, officials in those areas are developing strategies for countering them.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 24, 2014

Texas gang member gets 30-year term for two slayings (Fort Worth, TX): A North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: August 20, 2014

Several injured in gang-related shooting in Longview (Longview, TX): Longview police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting between rival gang members, spokeswoman Kristie Brian said.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: August 16, 2014

Aryan Brotherhood gang members convicted of federal racketeering (Houston, TX): The remaining two defendants of 36 accused in the Southern District of Texas of racketeering activities as part of their roles with the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas have pleaded guilty, capping a six-year sweeping effort that has led to 73 convictions across five federal districts and the decimation of the gang’s leadership and violent members and associates.
Source: The Villager    Date: August 14, 2014

Closing arguments in park gang shooting today (Tyler, TX): Dennis Bendy can only wait now as the prosecution and defense have both rested in his murder trial in the gang-related shooting death of a young Tyler mother last year.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 11, 2014

Gang member, co-defendant says Bendy one of shooters (Tyler, TX): A self-admitted gang member and co-defendant in the shooting death of a Tyler woman during gang violence last year took the stand Wednesday in the murder trial of Dennis Bendy and told jurors Bendy was one of the shooters.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 7, 2014

Detective says gangs here as dangerous as those in L.A. (Tyler, TX): A Tyler police detective testifying Tuesday in a trial of man charged in a fatal park shooting said gangs here are as dangerous as those found in Los Angeles and elsewhere nationwide.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 6, 2014

7 Investigates: Gang activity and recruitment in East Texas (Tyler, TX): Multiple gang members took the stand Wednesday in an on-going Tyler murder trial. Their testimony left citizens well aware of the active gang culture in East Texas.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: August 6, 2014

Murder trial testimony indicates existence of Tyler street gangs since 1989 (Tyler, TX): Dennis Bendy's murder trial began Tuesday morning with opening statements from the prosecution and the defense. Bendy is accused of killing 20-year-old Briana Young at Tyler's P.T. Cole Park on July 30, 2013. The investigation revealed Young was the victim of crossfire in a gang-related shootout.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 5, 2014

Police: Gang members in custody after stealing woman's purse (Austin, TX): Two gang members were arrested Monday after the men violently stole a purse from a woman at Quail Creek Park in July, police said.
Source: KVUE News    Date: August 4, 2014

Police say violent gang members have become more organized (McAllen, TX): San Juan police charged Douglas Jasso with delivery and possession of cocaine. Jasso received a $225,000 bond. Fellow Texas Chicano Brotherhood gang member Ismael Zavala was charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine and given a $60,000 bond. Both were arrested, when San Juan police executed a search and arrest warrant at a home in McAllen.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: August 1, 2014

Police: 14 arrested in Galveston drug bust (Galveston, TX): Galveston Police say they've arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after an extensive narcotics investigation. A city police spokesman told The Galveston County Daily News on Wednesday there is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in the city.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 31, 2014

Police: Five violent gang members taken down in McAllen raid (McAllen, TX): Five violent gang members are off the streets following a Thursday afternoon raid at a home inside a north McAllen neighborhood.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: July 31, 2014

El Paso teen suspected in gang-related shooting in the Upper Valley (El Paso, TX): A teen fugitive arrested Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service is a suspect in a gang-related shooting two weeks ago in the Upper Valley, according to court documents.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 30, 2014

At least 20 arrested in South Texas gang sweep (Seguin, TX): At least 20 people have been arrested in a South Texas roundup of suspected gang members. City officials in Seguin (sih-GEEN') on Tuesday announced the investigation that began in November has also led to the seizure of guns, drugs and cash.
Source: The Brownsville Herald    Date: July 30, 2014

Brazos County seeing success halfway into 10-year gang injunction (Bryan, TX): A group of gang members chase two teenage boys through a residential area near downtown Bryan. They are on a mission, seeking revenge for a gang brother whose arm was broken by one of the boys. They corner one of the teenagers, 17-year-old Christopher Hutchson, and shoot him dead in a stranger's backyard.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 29, 2014

Brazos County gathers intel, sets Safety Zone to target organized crime (Bryan, TX): Most Americans are familiar with the sound of a gunshot. The sound varies based on the type of gun and where it is fired. The noise reverberates differently based on whether the bullet is speeding across the woods or a city street or barreling through a house.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 28, 2014

Anatomy of a gang injunction (Bryan, TX): Known as College Station's sidekick, Bryan, Texas, isn’t recognized much beyond that. It is assumed that the town is just an extension of Aggieland, populated only by college students and farmers.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: July 28, 2014

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